Stormwater Management

Technical Paper

Designing Low Impact Sustainable Development treatment systems for Agricultural Environments

Wednesday, February 14
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

PDH: 1

Location: 101B

Level of Presentation: All: Suitable for a broad audience

This course will explain the adverse water quality issues that agricultural runoff cause in our environment, particularly stream systems which are adjacent to active agricultural areas. It will be shown how Low Impact Sustainable Development practices such as enhanced vegetated filter strips, soil amendments and wet/dry swales can be implemented to filter nutrients found in agricultural runoff prior to being discharged to wetland and stream systems. It is further discuss how to construct these systems and provide long term maintenance to ensure their functionality.

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Target Audience: Consultant,Contractor,Engineer,Landscape,Landscape Architect,Storm Water,Stream/Wetland

Steven Trinkaus

Civil Engineer
Trinkaus Engineering LLC

Mr. Trinkaus is a licensed professional engineer in CT and has over 35 years experience in the land development field. He is an internationally recognized expert in the field of Low Impact Sustainable Development (LISD) and has been an invited presenter and consultant in Taiwan, China and South Korea. He has written multiple LID Design Manuals for towns in CT as well as being the principal author of a LID National Guidance document for EWRI. He has designed all types of LID treatment systems including Bioretention, Dry and Wet Swales, Permeable Asphalt and open cell paver systems. He has made many presentations on LID and water quality topics at many local, regional and international conferences. He has also taught day long workshops on stormwater and LID. He graduated from the University of New Hampshire with a Bachelor of Science in Forest Management in 1980.

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